ORGANIC CUMIN SEEDS, whole
Botanical Name: Cuminum cyminum
Country of Origin: Egypt or India
Production: Cumin is a flowering plant, related to parsley, that is native to the eastern Mediterranean and South Asia. The small fruit of the plant contains a single seed, which has eight ridges with oil canals. The seeds look similar to caraway seeds due to their oblong shape and yellow/brown color.
Qualities: There are many medicinal and culinary uses for cumin seeds. They are valued in Ayurvedic medicine as a helpful digestive support, often brewed into a healing drink. It is used among herbalists for its carminative properties.
Common Use: Cumin is often used to flavour breads, bean dishes, sausages, soups, stews, and pickling spice blends. It can also be used as a tincture or brewed into a tea.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.